Monthly Archives: June 2013

wildlife-flamingoes

Wildlife: A rare sight

With only 12 individuals remaining in the Eburru Forest, sightings of the endangered mountain bongo are rare. A mountain bongo was recently photographed in Eburru Forest, to the delight of…

carbon-offsetting

Ready, offset, go

Kenya Airways’ carbon offsetting programme in conjunction with Wildlife Works aims to give you the feel-good factor whenever you choose to fly and offset your emissions Did you know that…

Cheruiyot

Africa’s Top 6

African middle and long distance runners are second to none. It was hard to choose, but here are msafiri’s top six World Athletics Championships • Where: Moscow • When: 10-18…

Rudisha

On track

The Olympic flame burned so brightly at London 2012, not just for Africa but for sports fans across the whole world, that it seems an impossible act to follow; but…

birds-plate

Our fine-feathered friends

This month sees the publication of the eighth, and final, volume in the landmark Birds of Africa series, begun in 1982. msafiri meets the editors and artists behind the ambitious…

Abu-Dhabi

Portfolio: Abu Dhabi

With Kenya Airways’ new flights to Abu Dhabi starting this month, we present our 10 must-see attractions in one of Arabia’s most stylish and modern cities. 1 Sheikh Zayed Grand…

Komla Dumor

All about attitude

You can look good on paper and have all the right policies, but it’s having the right attitude that really counts says msafiri’s business columnist, Komla Dumor. These days it…

African-Union

A long walk from 1963

The African Union celebrates its Golden Jubilee In May this year the African Union celebrated its Golden Jubilee. Born on 25 May 1963, its aim was to champion the political…

gadget-man

Small, simple and smart

With the power of the cloud, the boundary between regular mobiles and smartphones is collapsing. That’s great for us all, says Ben Sillis Nokia’s latest phone can do just about…

inventions

Top five inventions of the future

Are technological advances happening more quickly than ever before? In recent years a number of transformative technologies have moved from science fiction to reality. Vincent Matinde predicts five inventions that…